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China Claims Galwan Border Land Where Fight Broke Out With Indian Soldiers!

China has laid claims to the Galwan Valley high up in Himalayan border region. Recall that earlier this week, Chinese and Indian troops engaged in a deadly brawl. However, China has said that the entire area falls within China, boldly laying claim to the disputed area as the Asian giants continued using military and diplomatic channels to reduce tensions.

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The confrontation that saw many sodiers injured and some killed, happened to be the deadliest in over 45 years and India continues to blame China for inciting the fight. India maintains that China breached agreement wen they started developing infrastructure in the valley, an area that whose ownership, was still being disputed.

Spokesman or China Foreign Ministry, Zhao Lijian said in a statement Friday that “the Galwan Valley is located on the Chinese side of the Line of Actual Control in the west section of the China-India boundary.”

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He blamed the fight on Indian troops who went over their boundaries in the area since early May.  Though we have it on good report that the midnight clash on Monday left at least 20 Indian soldiers dead, China hasn’t revealed whether its side suffered any casualties or not.

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Indian security officials have said the fatalities were caused by severe injuries and exposure to subfreezing temperatures.

India’s Ministry of External Affairs spokesman Anurag Srivastava declined to comment on China’s claim to the valley. But Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in a meeting with political opposition leaders on Friday that “neither anyone has intruded into our territory, nor took over any post.”

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Modi said India was “hurt and angry” about the deaths of its troops. He said India wanted peace and friendship, but had the “capability that no one can even dare look towards an inch of our land.”

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